Denver vs Dallas Wrap - Denver Wins 106-85
The battle between the Nuggets and Mavericks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Dallas was handed a 106-85 defeat on Friday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Nuggets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 210.5.
Danilo Gallinari had 39 points for Denver and Andre Iguodala chipped in with 20 points. Andre Miller had 9 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 19 boards.
The Mavericks got a 15-point performance from O.J. Mayo, who was supported by 12 points from Chris Kaman. Darren Collison had 4 assists in a losing cause for Dallas, while Chris Kaman grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Nuggets hit the break leading 55-47 before taking care of business in the second half.
Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 60-43.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Mavericks will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Antonio.